Tagged: Conflict

NEWS: DR Congo: Heineken Billboards Glorify War

The multinational beer giant Heineken, the second largest beer producer in the world, has a long history of unethical marketing campaigns. Dutch newspaper NRC reports the latest marketing stunt that transgresses ethical boundaries comes from the Democratic Republic of Congo where Heineken-owned brand Primus launched a billboard campaign that glorifies war.
The gigantic billboards, many of them near roads, depict fighters lifting a rifle into the air. The Swahili caption reads: “This is our beauty.”…

BLOG: Facing Crisis We Must Be Human

We do not own this world. We share it. The issue whether the refugees are welcome or not, is not a question. Of course they are welcome to enter another part of the world. Another part of their home. Because the world is home of all human beings and the borders are just a human construct…